maned wolf


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maned′ wolf′


n.
a South American wild dog, Chrysocyon brachyurus, having a shaggy reddish coat.
[1900–05]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.maned wolf - reddish-grey wolf of southwestern North Americamaned wolf - reddish-grey wolf of southwestern North America
wolf - any of various predatory carnivorous canine mammals of North America and Eurasia that usually hunt in packs
Translations
Mähnenwolf
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